Revealed: Top 10 secondary schools in Pontefract and Castleford

Ackworth School has been revealed as the best rated in both Pontefract and Castleford.
Ackworth School has been revealed as the best rated in both Pontefract and Castleford.
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Ackworth School has been rated the best state secondary school in both Pontefract and Castleford by a website that monitors the performance of schools over the past year.

Many parents are currently choosing schools for the children to start in September 2016

The website - www.schoolsguide.co.uk - has rated all the secondary schools in area according to key performance data including exam results, Ofsted reports, ‘value added’ score and pupil to teacher ratio.

Parents are also able to write a review of their child’s school and compare against others locally with a maximum five star rating.

The top secondary schools in Pontefract according to the website are:

1) Ackworth School (Independent) 5*

2) Garforth Academy 5*

3) Airedale Academy 4*

4) St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth Form College: A Voluntary Academy 4*

5) Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College 4*

6) Castleford Academy 3*

7) Brigshaw High School and Language College 3*

8) De Lacy Academy 3*

9) Campsmount (A Co-operative Academy) 2*

10) Sherburn High School 2*

The top secondary schools in Castleford are:

1) Ackworth School 5*

2) Garforth Academy 5*

3) Airedale Academy 4*

4) St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth Form College: A Voluntary Academy 4*

5) Castleford Academy 3*

6) Brigshaw High School and Language College 3*

7)De Lacy Academy 3*

8) Sherburn High School 2*

9) Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy 2*

10) Royds School 1*